Born 1986 in Moscow. MS in Physics from Moscow State University (2010), studied Video and New media at Moscow Rodchenko Art School (2014).
Holds the Innovation Prize in the “New generation” category (2014) and the Kandinsky Prize as "Young artist. Project of the year" (2017). In 2016 won a grant of the Garage Museum of Contemporary Art for emerging artists and the V-A-C Foundation and Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp Acquisition Programme. In 2017 presented Russia at the 57th Venice Biennale.
Works are in сollections of National Center for Contemporary Art (Moscow), Multimedia Art Museum, Moscow (MAMM) and Gazprombank (Moscow), Videoinsight Foundation (Bologna), Museum of Contemporary Art Antwerp (M HKA) and Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (Helsinki).
Lives and works in Moscow.
Personal site: http://pirogovasasha.com/
2014 — Burning News. Hayward Gallery. London, UK
2014 — Inventing Every day life. MANIFESTA10 parallel program. St. Petersbourg, Russia
2014 — Photobiennale 2014. ММОМА. Moscow, Russia
2016 — Focuses (solo exhibition). Manege. Moscow, Russia
2016 — Cabaret Kultura. Whitechapel Gallery. London, UK
2017 — Borderland. The Ausstellungsraum Klingental. Basel, Switzerland
2017 — Triennial of Russian Contemporary Art, Garage Museum of Contemporary Art. Moscow, Russia
2017 — Future Generation Art Prize Exhibition, Pinchuk Art Center, Kyiv/Palazzo Contarini Polignac. 57th Venice Biennial
2017 — Theatrum Orbis (with G. Bruskin and Recycle Group). Russian Pavilion, 57th Venice Biennial
2017 — Ural Industrial Biennial of Contemporary Art. Ekaterinburg, Russia